Volume 85 – No. 1

March 2012

Special Issue

Opening the Black Box of Migration

Guest Editors: Johan Lindquist, Biao Xiang, Brenda S. A. Yeoh


Critical Dialogues

Film Reviews

Asia General Back to Tags ^


HANDBOOK OF ASIAN EDUCATION: A Cultural Perspective. Edited by Yong Zhao, and co-edited by Jing Lei et al.
Reviewed by Ruth Hayhoe

EAST ASIA’S NEW DEMOCRACIES: Deepening, Reversal, Non-Liberal Alternatives. Edited by Yin-wah Chu and Siu-lun Wong.
Reviewed by Minxin Pei

China & Inner Asia Back to Tags ^


GENDER EQUALITY, CITIZENSHIP AND HUMAN RIGHTS: Controversies and Challenges in China and the Nordic Countries. Edited by Pauline Stoltz et al.
Reviewed by Sophia Woodman

ARMING THE CHINESE: The Western Armaments Trade in Warlord China, 1920-1928. By Anthony B. Chan.
Reviewed by Kimberly Marten

BEHIND THE GATE: Inventing Students in Beijing. By Fabio Lanza.
Reviewed by Jianli Huang

LOCAL RELIGION IN NORTH CHINA IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: The Structure and Organization of Community Rituals and Beliefs. By Daniel L. Overmeyer.
Reviewed by Michael Szonyi

RITUAL ALLIANCES OF THE PUTIAN PLAIN: Volume 1. Historical Introduction to the Return of the Gods. By Kenneth Dean and Zheng Zhenman.
Reviewed by Michael Szonyi

RITUAL ALLIANCES OF THE PUTIAN PLAINE: Volume 2. A Survey of Village Temples and Ritual Activities. By Kenneth Dean and Zheng Zhenman.
Reviewed by Michael Szonyi

BECOMING TAIWAN: From Colonialism to Democracy. Edited by Ann Heylen and Scott Sommers.
Reviewed by Steven Phillips

HERDSMAN TO STATESMAN: The Autobiography of Jamsrangiin Sambuu of Mongolia. Introduced and edited by Morris Rossabi; Translated by Mary Rossabi.
Reviewed by Irina Morozova

RELIGIOUS REVIVAL IN THE TIBETAN BORDERLANDS: The Premi of Southwest China. By Koen Wellens.
Reviewed by Shao-hua Liu

Northeast Asia Back to Tags ^


JAPAN AND AFRICA: Globalization and Foreign Aid in the 21st Century. Edited by Howard P. Lehman.
Reviewed By Kweku Ampiah

CHANGING POWER RELATIONS IN NORTHEAST ASIA: Implications for Relations between Japan and South Korea. Edited by Marie Söderberg.
Reviewed By Robert E. Bedeski

AMERICAN DIPLOMACY AND STRATEGY TOWARD KOREA AND NORTHEAST ASIA, 1882-1950 AND AFTER: Perception of Polarity and US Commitment to a Periphery. By Seung-young Kim.
Reviewed By James I. Matray

PRIMITIVE SELVES: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910-1945. By E. Taylor Atkins.
Reviewed By Nayoung Aimee Kwon

IN SEARCH OF KOREAN TRADITIONAL OPERA: Discourses of Ch’anggŭk. By Andrew Killick.
Reviewed By Jocelyn Clark

Reviewed By Kyong Won Yoon

HUMAN RIGHTS DISCOURSE IN NORTH KOREA: Post-Colonial, Marxist and Confucian Perspectives. By Jiyoung Song. Reviewed By Brian Myers

NORTH KOREAN FOREIGN POLICY: Security Dilemma and Succession. By Yongho Kim.
Reviewed By Andrei Lankov

South Asia & the Himalayas Back to Tags ^


NATION, DIASPORA, TRANS-NATION: Reflections from India. By Ravindra K. Jain.
Reviewed by Kaveri Qureshi

INDIA AND PAKISTAN: Continued Conflict or Cooperation? By Stanley Wolpert.
Reviewed by Ishtiaq Ahmed

Southeast Asia Back to Tags ^


ORDERING POWER: Contentious Politics and Authoritarian Leviathans in Southeast Asia. By Dan Slater.
Reviewed by Vedi Hadiz

Australasia & the Pacific Back to Tags ^


HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE PREVENTION AND PUNISHMENT OF TERRORISM: Commonwealth Approaches: The United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. By Alex Conte.
Reviewed by Scott Flower

CHILD, NATION, RACE AND EMPIRE: Child Rescue Discourse, England, Canada and Australia, 1850-1915. By Shurlee Swain and Margot Hillel.
Reviewed by Charlotte Neff

RACING THE SUNRISE: Reinforcing America’s Pacific Outposts, 1941-1942. By Glen M. Williford.
Reviewed by James Oelke Farley

TWELVE DAYS AT NUKU HIVA: Russian Encounters and Mutiny in the South Pacific. By Elena Govor.
Reviewed by Alexander Mawyer

BLACK YANKS IN THE PACIFIC: Race in the Making of American Military Empire after World War II. By Michael Cullen Green.
Reviewed by Gregg Brazinsky

IDENTITY AND DEVELOPMENT: Tongan Culture, Agriculture, and the Perenniality of the Gift. By Paul van der Grijp. Reviewed by Sébastien Galliot

VICTORY IN DEFEAT: The Wake Island Defenders in Captivity, 1941-1945. By Gregory J.W. Urwin.
Reviewed by Peter McQuarrie

REPOSITIONING THE MISSIONARY: Rewriting the Histories of Colonialism, Native Catholicism, and Indigeneity in Guam. By Vicente M. Diaz.
Reviewed by Karen Armstrong

LIGHT INTERVENTION: Lessons from Bougainville. By Anthony J. Regan.
Reviewed by Eugene Ogan